Lot 212B: A fine Luba ‘belle madeleine’ kifwebe mask

A fine Luba ‘belle madeleine’ kifwebe mask. Luba people, DR Congo H: 15". The mask, danced as part of a Kifwebe related society similar to the animal masking found among the Luba, with lovely face, elongated ‘neck’ with linear incising, and fine coif. The eyes with large ocular orbits, the whole covered white. On a custom base. Ex. Irwin Cernic, NY

Price Realized: $250

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